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Authored Books:

• Attia, S., (2018) Net Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB): Concepts, frameworks and roadmap for project analysis and implementation, Elsevier, ISBN: 978-0128124611.

• Attia, S. (2018) Regenerative and Positive Impact Architecture: Learning from Case Studies, Springer International Publishing, London, UK, ISBN: 978-3-319-66717-1.

• Attia, S. (2017) Yearbook 2016 Ateliers d'Architecture III: Logement collectif durable et conception régénérative, SBD Lab, Liege, Belgium, ISBN: 978-2930909073.

• Attia, A., Teller, J. and Mahy, G.(2017) 4th Doctoral Seminar on Sustainability Research in the Built Environment Book of Abstracts, SBD Lab, Liege Universite, ISBN 978-2930909066.

• Attia, S. (2016) Yearbook 2015 Ateliers d'Architecture III: Logement collectif durable et conception régénérative, SBD Lab, Liege, Belgium, ISBN: 978-2930909028.

• Attia, S. (2015) Yearbook 2014-2015 Ateliers d'Architecture III: Logement collectif durable et conception régénérative, SBD Lab, Liege, Belgium, ISBN: 978-2930909004.

Authored Book Chapters:
• Attia, S. (2010) Towards 0-Impact Buildings and Built Environments, Techne Press, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, ISBN: 978-9085940289.

• Attia, S., Hamdy, M., Carlucci, S., Pagliano, L., Bucking, S. and Hasan, A. (2015) Building performance optimization of net zero-energy buildings, in Modeling, Design, and Optimization of Net-Zero Energy Buildings (eds A. Athienitis and W. O'Brien), Wilhelm Ernst & Sohn, Berlin, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783433604625.ch05

• Attia, S, (2017) Resource efficiency and circularity in engineering higher education, in Constructing A Green Circular Society (eds Moula, M., Pekka, O., Jaana, S., Gyöngi, K., University of Helsinki, Finland. ISBN 978-951-51-3111-9

Peer-reviewed journal papers:

• Attia, S. (2017) Evaluation of adaptive facades: The case study of Al Bahr Towers in the UAE, Shaping Qatar’s Sustainable Built Environment, Hamad Bin Khalifa University Press, Volume 2, Issue 6, P1-13.

• Amer, M., Mustafa, A., Teller, J., Attia, S., & Reiter, S. (2017). A Methodology to Determine the Potential of Urban Densification through Roof Stacking. Sustainable Cities and Society.

• Attia, S., Eleftheriou, P., Xeni, F., Morlot, R., Ménézo, Ch.,Kostopoulos, V., Betsi, M., Kalaitzoglou, I., Pagliano, L., Cellura, M., Almeida, M., Ferreira, M., Baracu, T., Badescu, V., Crutescu, R., Hidalgo-Betanzos, JM., (2017) Overview and future challenges of nearly Zero Energy Buildings (nZEB) design in Southern Europe, Energy and Buildings, Volume 155, 15 November 2017, Pages 439-458, ISSN 0378-7788, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.09.043.

• Attia, S., Hamdy, M., Ezzeldin, S., (2017) Twenty-year tracking of lighting savings and power density in the residential sector, Energy and Buildings, Volume 154, 24 August 2017, Pages 113-126, ISSN 0378-7788, 24 August 2017, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.08.041.

• Hamdy, M., Siren, K., Attia, S. (2017) Impact of Financial Assumptions on the Cost Optimality towards Nearly Zero Energy Buildings- A case study, Energy and Buildings, Volume 153, 24 August 2017, Pages 421-438, ISSN 0378-7788, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.08.018.

• Roshan, Gh.R., Farrokhzad, M., Attia,S. (2017) Defining thermal comfort boundaries for heating and cooling demand estimation in Iran's urban settlements, Building and Environment, 121, 168-189, ISSN: 0360-1323, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2017.05.023.

• Muresan, A.A., Attia, S.(2017) Energy efficiency in the Romanian residential building stock, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 74, 349-363, ISSN: 1364-0321, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2017.02.022.

• Roshan, Gh.R., Ghanghermeh,A.A., Attia, S.(2016) Determining new threshold temperatures for cooling and heating degree day index of different climatic zones of Iran, Renewable Energy, 101, 156-167, ISSN 0960-1481, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2016.08.053.

• Attia, S., (2016) Towards regenerative and positive impact architecture: A comparison of two net zero energy buildings, Sustainable Cities and Society, 26, 393-406, ISSN 2210-6707, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2016.04.017.

• Kumar Singh, M., Attia, S., Mahapatra, S. & Teller, J. (2016) Assessment of thermal comfort in existing pre-1945 residential building stock, Energy, 98, 122-134, ISSN 0360-5442, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2016.01.030.

• Attia, S., & Carlucci, S. (2015) Impact of different thermal comfort models on zero energy residential buildings in hot climate, Energy and Buildings, Volume 102, 1 September 2015, Pages 117-128, ISSN 0378-7788, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2015.05.017.

• Attia, S., Gratia, E., De Herde, A (2013) Achieving informed decision-making for net zero energy buildings design using building performance simulation tools, International Journal of Building Simulation, Tsinghua-Springer Press, Vol 6-1, P 3-21, 10.1007/s12273-013-0105-z.

• Attia, S., Hamdy, M., O'Brien, L., Carlucci, S. (2013) Assessing Gaps and Needs for integrating Building Perfromance Optmization tools in Net Zero Energy Buildings Designs, Energy and Building, available online 28 January 2013, ISSN 0378-7788, 10.1016/j.enbuild.2013.01.16

• Attia, S., Gratia, E., De Herde, A, Hensen, J. (2012) Simulation-based decision support tool for early stages of zero-energy building design, Energy and Building, Vol. 49, June 2012, pp. 2-15, ISSN 0378-7788, 10.1016/j.enbuild.2012.01.28

• Attia, S., Evrard,A., Gratia, E. (2012) Development of Benchmark Models for the Egyptian Residential Buildings Sector , Applied Energy, Vol. 94, June 2012, Pages 270-284, ISSN 0306-2619, 10.1016/j.apenergy.2012.01.065 

• Weytjens, L., Attia, S. et al. (2011) A comparative study of the ‘architect-friendliness’ of six building performance simulation tools, Journal of Sustainable Building Technology and Urban Development, Vol.2 No.3 (Sept 30, 2011) p.237-244.

• Attia, Shady, (2011) A Case Study for a Zero Impact Building in Belgium: Mondo Solar-2002, Journal of Sustainable Building Technology and Urban Development, Vol.2 No.2 (June 30, 2011) p.137-142.

• Attia, S. , Hensen, J. L. M. , Beltrán, L. and De Herde, A. (2012) Selection criteria for building performance simulation tools: contrasting architects' and engineers' needs, Journal of Building Performance Simulation, vol. 5, nr.3, pp. 155-169.

Conference Papers (Peer Reviewed):

• Bilir, S., Attia, S., (2018) Evaluation of Adaptive Facades: A case study with electrochromic glazing. Next Facades COST Action TU1403 Adaptive Facades Network Conference, 04.10.2018. Luzern, Switzerland.

• Gauvreau-Lemelin, C., Attia, S. (2017) Benchmarking the Environmental Impact of Green and Traditional Masonry Wall Constructions, International Conference on Passive and low energy architecture: design to thrive, 03-05 July, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

• Belkhouane, H., Hensen, JLM., Attia, S. (2017) Thermal comfort models for net zero energy buildings in hot climates, 2nd International Conference on Energy and Indoor Environment for Hot Climates, 26-27 February, Doha, Qatar.

• Attia, S. (2017) Best Practices for NZEB design in Mixed & Cooling Dominated Climates, Symposium for Improving Energy Efficiency in Buildings Project, 13-14 February, Ankara, Turkey.

• Attia, S., Al-Khuraissat M. (2016) Life Cycle Costing for a Near Zero Energy Building in Jordan: Initial Study, 5th Architectural Jordanian International Conference, 1-3 November, Amman, Jordan.

• Attia, S. (2016) Introducing regenerative design and circularity into architectural and engineering curriculum, 8th Conference on engineering education for sustainable development: Building a circular economy together, EESD 2016, 4-7 September, Bruges, Belgium.

• Attia, S. (2016) Flipped classes and enriched skeleton maps to foster deep and interactive learning in engineering education, 8th Conference on engineering education for sustainable development: Building a circular economy together, EESD 2016, 4-7 September, Bruges, Belgium.

• Meliani, H., Teller J., Attia, S. (2016) Architectural and environmental housing typology analysis in Huamachuco, Peru, Passive and Low Energy Architecture, Los Angeles, USA, ISBN 978-0-692-74961-6.

• Attia, S. and Bashandy, H. (2016) Evaluation of Adaptive Facades: The Case Study of AGC Headquarter in Belgium. Challenging Glass 5 – Conference on Architectural and Structural Applications of Glass, Belis, Bos & Louter (Eds.), Ghent University, Belgium, ISBN 978-90-825-2680-6.

• Attia, S., Favoino, F., Loonen, R., Petrovski, A., Monge-Barrio, A. (2015) Adaptive Facades System Assessment: An initial review, 10th Conference on Advanced Building Skins, 3-4 November, 1265-1273, Bern, Switzerland.

• Attia, S. (2015). Overview and recommendation on urban densification potential in Liège, Belgium. In International conference on high-quality retrofit and redensification with timber construction systems. Graz.

• Attia, S. (2015). Screening and analyzing retrofit systems for zero energy renovation and their potential application in Liège, Belgium. International conference on high-quality retrofit and redensification with timber construction systems.Graz, Austria.

• Hegazy, M. A., Attia, S. (2014). An Investigation into the Influence of External Walls Reflectivity on the Indoor Daylight Availability in Desert Climates. In Conference Proceedings: Building Simulation and Optimization Conference, 26 June, London, Uk.

• Attia, S. (2014) Assessing the Thermal Performance of Bedouin Tents in Hot Climates, ASHRAE Proceeding of: Conference on Energy and Indoor Environment for Hot Climates, February 24-26, Doha, Qatar.

• Attia, S., Hensen, JLM. (2014) Investigating the Impact of Different Thermal Comfort Models for Zero Energy Buildings in Hot Climates, ASHRAE Proceeding of: Conference on Energy and Indoor Environment for Hot Climates, February 24-26, Doha, Qatar.

• Attia, S., Zawaydeh, S. (2014) Strategic Decision Making For Zero Energy Buildings in Jordan, ASHRAE Proceeding of: Conference on Energy and Indoor Environment for Hot Climates, February 24-26, Doha, Qatar.

• Attia, S. (2014) The Usability of Green Building Rating Systems in Hot Arid Climates, ASHRAE Proceeding of: Conference on Energy and Indoor Environment for Hot Climates, February 24-26, Doha, Qatar.

• Attia, S., Van Moeseke, G. (2013) Bioclimatic Design in Casablanca: Decision Supoort through Building Performance Simulation, Subtropical Cities, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, October 17-19.

• Attia, S., Dabaieh, M. (2013) The usability of green building rating systems in hot arid climates: A case study in Siwa, Egypt, Subtropical Cities, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, October 17-19.

• Attia, S., Andersen, M. (2013) Measuring the usability, efficiency and effectiveness of CAAD tools and applications, eCAADe, TU-Delft, The Netherlands.

• Attia, S., (2013) Achieving Informed Decision Making Using Building Performance Simulation, eCAADe, TU-Delft, The Netherlands.

• Attia, S., Beney, JF., Andersen, M. (2013) Application of the Cradle to Cradle paradigm to a housing unit in Switzerland: Findings from a prototype design, PLEA, Munich, Germany.

• Attia, S., Gratia, E., De Herde, A, Hensen, J. (2013) Early decision support for net zero energy buildings design using building performance simulation, CISBAT, September, Lausanne, Switzerland.

• Attia, S., Hamdy et al., (2013) Computational Optimisation for Zero Energy Buildings Design Interviews results with twenty eight International expert, International Building Performance Simulation Association, August, Chambery, France.

• Attia, S., Evrard A., (2013) Benchmark Models for Air Conditioned Residential Buildings in Hot Humid Climate, International Building Performance Simulation Association, August, Chambery, France.

• Attia, S., Gratia, E., De Herde, A, Hensen, J. (2013) A Tool for Design Decision Making Zero Energy Residential Buildings in Hot Humid Climate, International Building Performance Simulation Association, August, Chambery, France.

• Attia, S., Walter, E., Andersen, M. (2013) Identifying and modeling the integrated design process of net Zero Energy buildings, High Performance Buildings - Design and Evaluation Methodologies Workshop, BBRI, June, Brussels, Belgium.

• Attia, S. (2012) New construction or renovation in Belgium: Setting the net and nearly zero energy building target in perspective, in the proceedings of Passive House 2012, Brussels, Belgium.

• Moeske, G., Attia, S. et al. (2012) Proposition de redéfinition pragmatique des bâtiments net-zéro énergie, in the proceedings of Passive House 2012, Brussels, Belgium. 

• Attia, S. and Wanas, O. (2012) The Database of Egyptian Building Envelopes (DEBE): A database for building energy simulations, SimBuild 2012, August 2012, Madison, Wisconsin.  

• Attia, S. and Mlecnik, E., (2012) Avoiding the elephant: the net and nearly zero energy building target in Belgium, World Sustainable Energy Days, 29 February 2012 in Wels/Austria.

• Attia, S. and Mlecnik, E., (2012) Principles for nearly zero energy building in Belgium, World Sustainable Energy Days, 29 February 2012 in Wels/Austria.               

• Attia, S., De Herde A., (2011) Early design simulation tools for net zero energy buildings: a comparison of ten tools, International Building Performance Simulation Association, November 2011, Sydney, Australia.

• Attia, S., Hamdy, M., Samaan, M., De Herde, A., Hensen, J., (2011) Towards strategic use of BPS tools in Egypt, International Building Performance Simulation Association, November 2011, Sydney, Australia.

• Mlecnik, E., Attia, S., and Van Loon, S. (2011) Net zero energy building: a review of current definitions and definition development in Belgium, in the proceedings of Passive House 2011, Brussels, Belgium.

• Attia, S., De Herde, A., (2011) Defining Zero Energy Buildings from a Cradle to Cradle Approach, Passive and Low Energy Architecture, July, Louvain La Neuve, Belgium.

• Attia, S., De Herde, A., (2011) Design Decision Tool for Zero Energy Buildings, Passive and Low Energy Architecture, July, Louvain La Neuve, Belgium.

• Attia, S., Duchhart, I., (2011) Bioclimatic landscape design in extremely hot and arid climates, Passive and Low Energy Architecture, July, Louvain La Neuve, Belgium.

• Attia, S., De Herde, A., (2010) Towards a Definition for Zero Impact Buildings, Sustainable Buildings CIB 2010, Maastricht, Netherlands.

• Attia, S., De Herde, A., (2010) Aiming Zero Impact Buildings: Mondo Solar-2002, A case study in Belgium, Sustainable Buildings CIB 2010, Maastricht, Netherlands.

• Weytjens, L., Attia, S et al. (2010) A comparative study of the ‘architect-friendliness’ of six building performance simulation tools, Sustainable Buildings CIB 2010, Maastricht.                                                                          
• Athienitis, A., Attia, S et al. (2010) Design, Optimization, and Modelling Issues of Net-Zero Energy Solar Buildings, EuroSun 2010, Graz, Austria.

• Attia, S., De Herde, A., (2010) Strategic Decision Making For Zero Energy Buildings in Hot Climates, EuroSun 2010, Graz, Austria.

• Attia, S., De Herde, A., (2010) Sizing Photovoltaic Systems during Early Design A Decision Tool for Architects, American Solar Energy Society, May, Arizona, USA.

• Attia, S. (2010) Zero Energy Retrofit Case Study of a Chalet in Ain-Sukhna, Egypt, American Solar Energy Society, May, Arizona, USA

• Attia, S., De Herde, A., (2009) Bioclimatic Architecture Design Strategies in Egypt, 8th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies, August, Aachen, Germany.

• Attia, S., Beltrán L., De Herde, A, Hensen, J., (2009) “Architect Friendly”: A comparison of ten different building performance simulation tools, International Building Performance Simulation Association, July, Glasgow, UK

• Attia, S., De Herde, A., (2009) Designing the Malqaf for summer cooling in low-rise housing, an experimental study, Passive and Low Energy Architecture, June, Quebec, Canada.

• Attia, S., De Herde, A., (2009) Impact and potential of community scale low-energy retrofit: case study in Cairo, Smart and Sustainable Built Environments Conference, June, TU-Delft, The Netherlands

• Attia, S. (2009) Bioclimatic landscape design strategy: Bioclimatic-zone Concept for site planning in arid climates, Smart and Sustainable Built Environments Conference, June, TU-Delft , The Netherlands

• Attia, S., Mahmoud, A., (2009) Green Roofs in Cairo: A Holistic Approach for Healthy Productive Cities, Greening Rooftops for Sustainable Communities, June, Atlanta, USA

• Attia, S. (2009) Active solar retrofit of a residential house, a case study in Egypt, American Solar Energy Society, May, Buffalo, USA

• Attia, S. (2006) The role of landscape design in improving the microclimate in traditional courtyard buildings in hot arid climates, 22-24, Genève, Switzerland.

Technical Reports:

• Attia, S., Bilir, S., Safy, T. (2018) Adaptive Facades Performance Assessment, interviews with facade experts, Cost Action TU1403, Work Group 3, SBD Lab, Liege, Belgium, ISBN: 9782930909097

• Attia, S., Eleftheriou, P., Xeni,F., Morlot, R., Ménézo, C., Kostopoulos, V, Betsi, M., Kalaitzoglou, I., Pagliano, L., Almeida, M., Ferreira, M., Baracu, T., Badescu, V., Crutescu, R., Hidalgo-Betanzos, J-M. (2016) Overview of challenges of residential nearly Zero Energy Buildings (nZEB) in Southern Europe, Sustainable Buildings Design Lab, Technical Report, Liege, Belgium, 9782930909059.

• Attia, S., Bashandy, H. (2015) Evaluation of Adaptive Facades: AGC Building a case study of an automated glass facade, Interviews and process mapping of the design team, SBD Lab, Université de Liège, 978-2-930909-01-1.

• Attia S. (2012) Computational Optimisation for Zero Energy Building Design, Interviews with Twenty Eight International Experts, Technical Report, Architecture et Climat, Louvain La Neuve: Université catholique de Louvain.

• Attia S. (2011) State of the Art of Existing Early Design Simulation Tools for Net Zero Energy Buildings: A Comparison of Ten Tools, Technical Report, Architecture et Climat, Louvain La Neuve: Université catholique de Louvain.

• Attia, S et al. (2010) EDUCATE State of the Art Academic Curricula and Conditions for Registration, Nottingham University, Mars 2010, UK.

• Attia, S et al. (2010) EDUCATE State of the Art Professional Practice, Nottingham University, Mars 2010, UK.

• Attia S. (2010) Building Performance Simulation Tools: Selection Criteria and User Survey, Technical Report, Architecture et Climat, Louvain La Neuve: Université catholique de Louvain.

• Attia, S. & Huffschmid, D. (2005), Energy Plantage, Leeuwarden: Look and feel, In F. V. Dam & K. J. Noorman (Eds.),Energy-Spatial Design Charette (pp. 69-73). Groningen: Energy Valley, KNN Milieu B.VNottingham University, Mars 2010, UK.

Pulished Magazine Articles:

• Attia, S.(2007) Rising Sea Levels threatens the Nile Delta, 'Scape: international magazine for landscape architecture and urban design, Volume 2 , December, Blauwe Kamer, Wageningen.

• Attia S.(2005) Energy Plantage, Leeuwarden: Look and feel, In Grounds for Change:Bridging energy Planning and spatial design strategies, Dam, F. van, Noorman, K.J., Groningen: KNN Milieu B.V., Pp. 67-75.

• Adriaens, Femke, Grounds for Change (workshop)/ Toverketels voor een duurzame toekomst (Echo), Blauwe Kamer, 2005/4/20 .

• Attia, S., Going green: Aggies could be more eco-conscious, The Battalion, Issue date: 2/18/08 Section: Opinion

• Archiprix International 2003 (2004) Istanbul 2003 Rotterdam 2001, Cairo Railway Station, 010 Publishers, Rotterdam, Pp. 58

 

Thesis and Dissertation:

• Attia, S.(2005) New Urban Squares, Documentation for ten urban squares recently designed in the netherlands, Wageningen University, The Netherlands.

• Attia, S.(2006) Landscape Architecture for Micro-climate Improvement and Energy Conservation in Egypt, Master Thesis, Wageningen University, The Netherlands.

• Attia, S., (2012) A Tool for Design Decision Making-Zero Energy Residential Buildings in Hot Humid Climates,PhD Thesis, UCL, Diffusion universitaire CIACO, Louvain La Neuve, ISBN 978-2-87558-059-7.

 

Unpublished:

• Islamic design in the Western world and Western design in Islamic world. Research paper submitted to Design Theory Course, Wageningen Uni., 2005.

• Old Cairo Development Project, Shady Attia and Mona Zakareya, 2003 (Arabic)